By James Ogunnaike, Abeokuta
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command, has arrested a 28 years old man, Adeyemi Babatunde, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of his 5 years old biological daughter (name withheld).
According to The Nation Newspaper, spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement he made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital on Thursday.
The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ijebu Mushin divisional headquarters, by the mother of the victim.
According to Oyeyemi, the woman reported that she noticed her daughter had been complaining of pain whenever she wants to urinate and whenever she was bathing for her and she touch her private part.
She said, “having noticed this, she pressurized the little girl to tell her what happened to her private part”.
“It was then the victim informed her that her father laid her on the bed and inserted his manhood into her private part when the mother was not at home.”
“Upon the report, the DPO Ijebu Mushin division, CSP Simire Hillary, detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was eventually arrested.”
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the commission of the crime, but claimed not to know what comes over him as at that time.”
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Olanrewaju Oladimeji, has ordered that the suspect be transferred to Anti Human Trafficking and Child Labour section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigation and prosecution